We are hosting Brad Feld, Investor, Entrepreneur, Author, Public Speaker and Co-Founder of Techstars

Aug 26, 2020, 9:30 PM – Aug 27, 2020, 12:30 AM

Join us for our epic Summer Closing event, a fireside chat on the future of entrepreneurship and startup community building in these disruptive times. We together with Startup Grind Fort Lauderdale, are proudly hosting Investor, Entrepreneur, Author, Public Speaker and Techstars Co-Founder Brad Feld. The fireside chat will be followed by Startup Duels, a fun 1-on-1 style mini startup championship.

Virtual event

About this event

About this event

We are joining forces with Startup Grind Fort Lauderdale to bring you Brad Feld for our Summer Closing event. Brad has accumulated decades of experience building and funding startups, mentoring and training founders as well as community builders. His insights are priceless and very much needed during these unprecedented times.


If you are a community builder, this is your chance to personally query Brad about your challenges.

If you are involved in a Startup Ecosystem in any capacity, engaged in entrepreneurship or are considering becoming an entrepreneur can you really afford to miss this event?

  • What can we learn from Brad?
  • How the current crisis will impact the future of Startups Ecosystems
  • Should Startups adapt to the new normal or stay the course?
  • What tools and techniques ecosystem builders can apply to be more effective in the new reality.
  • What startup funding trends is he seeing emerging?

Brad will also be discussing his latest book: The Startup Community Way.


Startup Pitch sudden death matches. May the best Startup win!

Right after the Fireside Chat, Startup Grind Fort Lauderdale will be hosting Startup Duels, a fun 1-on-1 style mini-startup championship with participating startups from around the globe. Bragging rights and in kind prizes will be up for grabs for the Crowd Favorite and Best Startup.

Limited attendance, please secure admission ticket to receive registration link.

Check out what happened


  • Brad Feld

    Foundry Group

    Founder | CEO


  • Derek Andersen

    Startup Grind


  • Madeline Ulivieri

    Startup Grind

    Community manager of the Americas

  • Guillaume de Smedt


    Product Manager

  • Eric Gaines

    Startup Grind


  • Tania Tome

    Ecokaya CEO &

    Executive coach

  • Steven Rodriguez


    Managing Director

  • Andrew Parry

    Office Depot

    VP IT Application Development


  • Vanessa Hung

    Kavan Prime


  • Marc Lissade

    Startup Broward

    Executive Director



August 26 – 27, 2020
9:30 PM – 12:30 AM UTC


Networking and Food
Fireside Chat
Startup Duel Introduction & Rules
Let the duel begin!
Final Duel
Announcement of Winners and Farewell


  • Benjamin Claeys


    Chapter Director

  • Joanna Paula Mariblanca

    Chapter Co-director

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